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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by MeepMawp, Jan 6, 2016.

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    1. MeepMawp

      MeepMawp Member

      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Being Born
      I'm Vicki. I'm only 22, but I've had T for as long as I remember. In fact, I didn't realize it wasn't normal until I was around 10 years old.
      I've done plenty to aggravate this thing, headphones cranked up, going to concerts etc. Hell, my current job involves 60+ barking dogs, something even the best ear plugs cannot hope to compete with.
      I struggled with depression and GAD for a long time, and only recently discovered that they are also linked to T. My anti-depressants help take the edge off, but I find more and more lately the endless ringing drives me close to the edge of sanity. I'm just here to talk to people who get it.
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    2. SwedishSImon

      SwedishSImon Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Hi Vicki!
      I'm 23 and I got T 9 years ago listening to loud music with shitty headphones. This holiday during a night out I forgot my earplugs and it got worse. It's louder now and stresses me out, the only relief I have is that it gets better with time as your life passes by. Try to live life at max and just life with the T. Hopefully they find a cure soon
    3. Sven

      Sven Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma
      Has it improved? It could be just a "worry spike", I've had plenty of those. However, should you forget your earplugs, don't go out. You'll just end up regretting it.

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